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Raspberry Pi 2XL Robot Assistant Part 1 element14 presents  |  Matt Eargle's VCP Profile |  Project Videos   Following up to my primer on using Snowboy for custom Google Assistant wake words, in this video, I'll walk you through using Snowboy's "Hotword As A Service" to train your own wake words. PARTS/TOOLS: https://www.newark.com/adafruit/4080/google-aiy-voice-kit-for-raspberry/dp/96AC6443?st=google%20aiy%20voice https://www.newark.com/raspberry-pi/rpi3-modbp/sbc-arm ...
Raspberry Pi 2XL Robot Assistant Part 1 element14 presents  |  Matt Eargle's VCP Profile |  Project Videos   The new voice assistants like Siri, Cortana, Alexa, and Google (itself?) are becoming more and more ubiquitous as we race toward a "Star Trek"-style omnipresent computing interface, but what if you don't like invoking the name of your chosen corporate overlord when you use the assistant's features? What if you could speak "Okay, Computer" into an Apple mouse like S ...
Raspberry Pi 2XL Robot Assistant Part 1 element14 presents  |  Matt Eargle's VCP Profile |  Project Videos   The Matrix Creator is an IoT-centric development board that comes with a wide array of goodies that facilitate hardware development such as an FPGA, various accelerometer and environmental sensors, IR transceivers, and even an 8-microphone array that can be used for echolocation as well as omnidirectional listening. It's this microphone array that makes the Matrix ...
Raspberry Pi 2XL Robot Assistant Part 1 element14 presents  |  Matt Eargle's VCP Profile |  Project Videos   AI voice assistants are the latest new hotness to come out of Silicon Valley, but before they were in every electronics department, they were much the exclusive playground of the DIY tinkerer. With kits like Google's AIY line, hackers and makers can build their own voice assistants with little more than the good ol' Raspberry Pi! In this video, I'll walk you throug ...
Raspberry Pi 2XL Robot Assistant Part 1 element14 presents  |  Matt Eargle's VCP Profile |  Project Videos   The Mego 2XL Robot is an interesting piece from the very beginning of interactive electronic toys. The 1970s 2XL incorporated little more than a modified 8-track player to provide hours of entertainment on specially-formatted cassette tapes. In this Mego 2XL teardown, we'll look at how the toy was built, the basic working mechanism, and attempt to diagnose a 2XL no ...